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leaderboard that won before. all i thought about today was keeping my head down and playing my game. try to get every par 5 and i did that. >> well done, winning your first is important but validating it with a second is more important. congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> back up to 18. jim: you said it well there. he had that win last year. he had a really big season. got to play in the ryder cup. this is the winner. but to come back out and win early the next year. everybody has been in awe of that big time swing and the jaw-dropping length that he has. but now you are finding out that the guy can really play. nick: you knew he could score. it is something about the mentality. they know they will miss fairways but they carry on. he hit a lot of fairways at the
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right time. jim: this is for birdie. mickelson is go to finish second alone. this is to make the final margin just one. second place it is. watson first. mickelson second. dustin johnson and jhonattan vegas share third. so, a rookie sits atop the fedex cup standings here in the first month. bubba watson in second position. what a fantastic finish. what a birdie to win it. there is the lineup tonight on cbs. we will see you next weekend from phoenix. for nick faldo and all of the crew, jim nantz saying so long from torrey pines where bubba watson is the champion.
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this is 9news now. i'm bruce johnson. thank you for joining us this sunday. "this broadcast realtime captioned by becky lyon." nearly five days after last week's storm pepco is still trying to get the bites back on in some area homes. more than 2500 customers still without power this evening. now pepco is saying that they will stop setting restorations benchmarks so customers aren't disappointed if those benchmarks aren't met. >> reporter: bruce, the word furious does not do justice to
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the depth of the anger here. what's the worst say residents is that pepco has been making empty promises about when the electricity would return. >> angry? yes. frustrated? yes. have i gotten service? none at all? >> reporter: the only heat in more than a dozen of these north bethesda homes is from the words of exasperated residents. >> i'm highly disappointed in pepco. i own a home business and i lost most of my business this week. >> reporter: even more upsetting than the loss of electricity has been the unfulfilled promises of pepco of when it will return. >> they told me one day 4:00 p.m. >> we expected it to be back at 7:00 p.m. on friday. that didn't happen. >> they told me another day 11:00 p.m. >> said the following day it would come back on saturday night. didn't happen. >> they told me, oh, it is more
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difficult. it is going to be two more days at 11. >> it is now sunday. they said tonight. no word still. >> or they will say, a crew is on the way. >> reporter: even the residents whose power has been restored are still simmering. >> i don't believe it will stay. i mean, i think like tuesday there is a storm coming. i know people in this neighborhood who are checking into hotels preemtively. >> reporter: what does pepco say? >> we still believe that we should have all of them back by about 11:00 p.m. tonight. >> reporter: but, bruce, no one here is confident the utility company will keep its word. to quote one resident "it is nice to see a news crew here. it would be nicer to see a pepco crew." still tonight pepco does say it will keep all of its outside utility crews in this area in anticipation of this week's storm. reporting live from north bethesda, andrea mccarren, 9 news now. >> 11:00 p.m. tonight. we will let you know if they keep their word on that.
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getting a reprieve there winter weather today but don't get more comfortable because more is headed its way. anny hong is tracking a storm that could bring snow and ice to the area. >> yes, we are really watching this next storm system. widespread. looking at cloudy and cold on monday. chance of afternoon and evening snow developing. some sleet could be mixed in with that. freezing rain though by tuesday morning to late monday night. i think tuesday morning's commute can definitely be impacted and we are mainly talking about an ice storm then a snow storm. so accumulating ice possible. up to a quarter of an inch in some locations. temperature wise right now, it wasn't that bad today. in fact, it was pretty nice for a january day. 39 at this hour in downtown. same thing for leesburg. mid-30s for martinsburg and winchester. tonight, mostly cloudy and cold. refreezing in some areas where the snow has not been removed.
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lows in the 20s. we are talking about this next storm system impacting us by tuesday, wednesday. we will talk more about that coming up later. >> thank you. be sure to stay with 9news now as we continue to track the winter storm. you can head to our website for the up-to-the minute forecast. egypt. appears to be no end to the demonstrations and violence. thousands of people, most of them young, still in the streets protesting against the government. so far demands for the president to step down have not been met. we have a report from new york tonight. >> reporter: egyptian government fighter jets roared low over cairo minutes before a mandatory curfew sunday. but thousands of protestors remained outside demonstrating into the night. opposition leader joining them and echoing their call for president hosni mubarak to step
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down after 30 years in power. it was a long day of cleanup after looters armed with guns and sticks broke into stores and burned vehicles overnight. state t.v. showed what it said are dozens of inmates captured after they broke out of prison but many more are still free. tanks guarded cairo's museum where the famous king tut exhibit after looters tried to storm in saturday. the state department issued a warning recommending americans leave egypt as soon as possible. now the u.s. embassy is making arrangements to fly americans out monday. hillary clinton urged the government to maintain law and order but to protect the rights of peaceful protestors to express themselves. >> what we are focused on now is a transition that will meet the needs of the egyptian people and that will truly establish democracy. >> reporter: the military has filled the gap for police forces which are now just
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returning to the streets. so far the armed forces have not cracked down on peaceful protestors who say they won't leave until hosni mubarak resigns. in new york, cbc news. >> egyptian government has shut down offices in cairo, a move the broadcast company calls repression. the third day in a road -- row internet and cell phones have been disconnected. methodist ministers went to egypt wednesday with a church group. their daughter finally received word this weekend the couple is safe. >> i think they knew we would be worried and wanted to make sure they got us a message. it was the first time we heard from them on wednesday. then another text message came through we are safe but said stuck in the pyramid hotel. >> the last words of the couple and their church group were
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trying to get a flight out of egypt into greece. up next, a local church is the living story of redemption after a water main break destroys their worship center.
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today was the first sunday since a capital heights church was destroyed in a water main break but as kristin fisher
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reports the worship center still found a way to hold sunday services. >> reporter: pastor stephanie's sermon was a message of strength and hope. >> reporter: and stratford has seen a lot over the last six days. on monday a massive water main burst in her capital heights church sending 50 million gallons of water gushing into the worship center. >> it is the only thing that has gone through my mind is i just thank god that we were not there in worship. i'm confident that if that had happened on sunday morning death was imminent. definitely. >> when i saw on the news what had happened to the church, my heart went out to her and the congregation. >> reporter: pastor henry white with another church invited
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pastor stratford to his congregation this sunday. and the church's troubles started turning with small donations from the congregation. >> it is amazing and awesome to see people come together on our baffle. >> we are so grateful for you to be there in our time of need. >> reporter: they are not planning to use the money that was raised here today to rebuild. instead, the reverend is planning on completely relocating. only this time, she says that she hopes she can move her church to an area where she is not sitting directly next to one of the city's main water mains. in washington, kristin fisher, 9news now. >> they are still working to repair the busted pipe but the boil water advisory for about 400,000 customers in prince george's county was finally lifted last thursday. the local lawmaker who
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thinks red light cameras are an invasion of your privacy and what he plans to do with it. anny. >> we will talk about an icy commute. we will tell you when. details about your next storm are coming up after the break.
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a virginia license plate wants to slam the brakes on cameras in the commonwealth. a bill will be introduced that prevents any new cameras after july 1st. woodbridge virginia lawmaker says he feels the cameras invade drivers' privacy. the bill could get a committee
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vote up or down later this week. we want to pass this on. pepco called and want us to make sure customers understand they are still give being estimated times for service restoration 11:00 p.m. tonight. okay. we will check at 11:00 p.m. we have bad weather headed this way? >> we are not in the bull's eye of this storm. it is in the midwest. northern illinois, chicago going to be hit. we will probably see the precipitation really roll in late monday, tuesday morning. i'm talking a little bit of snow, freezing rain and sleet all mixed in there. we will break it down in a minute there. but first our current conditions outside. we are looking at partly cloudy conditions. 39 at reagan national. 40 at fredericksburg. really, a lot of folks out and about today enjoying the little bit of sunshine we had today and the milder conditions that we saw because the last few days were rough for a lot of folks.
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outside story, cloudy and cold to start your monday. most of the day really should be dry. a chance of snow though developing in the afternoon and evening hours. i'm not talking about a lot of snow. really no accumulation expected for monday. maybe a dusting at best. then we see the freezing rain. that chance moving in by early tuesday morning. your morning commute can be impacted. we are talking mainly an ice storm. not a snow storm. accumulations could be up to maybe a quarter of an inch in some locations. lows tonight once again below freezing. so there could still be some slick spots if the snow has not been removed from some roadways. 27 by tomorrow morning for reagan national. culpeper 27. mid-20s for manassas. down to 18 in frederick. another cold morning. bundle up tomorrow. highs today right around above average in a lot of locations. tomorrow though we will see more clouds. mostly cloudy for the morning and cold. some slick spots early in the
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day. temperatures 25 to 32 degrees. by the afternoon we are talking about a chance of snow or some sleet developing and then this is the big news here. chance of freezing rain after midnight. so probably when you head to bed. that means tuesday morning your commute can be impacted. highs 29 to 34 degrees. here is a look at the highs for other places where you live. you can see most areas right around freezing or below freezing. the upper 20s for annapolis. 28 for martinsburg. here is the national picture. watching the storm in california which can impact us. also, another storm down to the south in the gulf. so we are going to see energy from those two storms impacting our area by late monday. early tuesday morning. and into wednesday. here is the futurecast. so we are going to see cloudy conditions tomorrow much not -- conditions tomorrow. we will see the mix coming through. it could be freezing rain in there. all through tuesday and also
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throughout the day. and then through part of wednesday as well. here is your next three days. so freezing rain, sleet, and rain is what we are worried about for tuesday and wednesday then temperatures will still be cold and for the rest of the week we should be drying out. chance of rain back in for saturday. so power outages could still be a possibility because we have more of an ice maker than a snow maker with this next storm. >> okay. thank you for the heads up. big game for the terps tonight? >> gearing up for a big win tonight. breaking it down on sports plus. maryland left town early to beat the winter storm. we know that. now they face a swarm of bees. georgethe wizards voicing their frustrations. that's coming up next in sports.
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talking about hockey. >> this is the best kind of hockey that you'll see. no defense. no defense at all. you've got a whole season to enjoy icing. all-star game is tricks on the ice. alex ovechkin. mike green. representing team erik staal. don't have to put on the red light but he does. he will. 1-0 right off the bat. second period. alex ovechkin in the middle of it. chris mctang. more on sports plus tonight. nfl news. league sources confirming the eagles slapped the franchise tag on quarterback michael vick
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preventing him from leaving. they will entertain trade offers for kevin cobb. whatever you do, the bumble bees only 10-9 but take a closer look. north carolina, wake and virginia tech have all gone in there and gotten run out. maryland meanwhile needs a win at 13-7. kind of a bubble team and if recent history is any indication it will be good. maryland has won 4-5 in the series but every game decided by seven points or less. we will have extended highlights on the plus at 11:30 p.m. duke at st. john's today. here was the problem. throwing for threes and couldn't score. they were 5-26 from deep. then shawn evans says i am open for business all day on sunday. up 19 at the half. second half, dwight hardy. he had 26. it was 93-78 the final but it wasn't really that close. west virginia women. in trouble.
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this is de paul's sam quigley. eighth ranked mountaineers. hampton again busting the three. breezing 78-55. it had to happen sooner or later. when you lose a lot like the wizards do players and coaches start to get frustrated. we have saunders' remarks about his team's shortcomings. nick young fired back. he openly questioned the team play calling, quote, "we don't say consistent with our play calling, it can't be us all the time." young had a rough game 2-9 and left with a calf injury. tiger working on the technique at the farm's insurance open. missing the par putt here. he was tied for 44th at the end of the weekend.
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wouldn't be enough to get the job done. because you never bet against a guy on sunday. he wins the tournament. >> wizards complaining about the coaches. >> players complaining about coaches, coaches complaining about players. like you said, it is a mess. >> thank you for joining us tonight. we will see you back here at 11:00 p.m. bye. captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: ♪ leftover desserts, boardroom, now. and hurry before the interns get here. thanks but i already have some yummy black forest cake. black forest cake? ♪ so? [ female announcer ] need a guilt free treat? try yoplait light. and i've lost weight. [ female announcer ] with 30 delicious flavors, all around 100 calories each. yoplait. it is so good. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack.
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